THIS WEEK: BEGIN WITH THE END

Most of us are familiar with the popular quote “Life (or success) is a journey, not a destination.” Yes, live and enjoy every moment and

THIS WEEK: KNOW YOUR PURPOSE

When we were little kids, we loved to ask the question, “Why?” Somehow we were able to master the art of answering a question with

THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS INTENTIONAL

One of Merriam-Webster’s definitions for the word “intention” is “a determination to act in a certain way.” There is a high-level of strength and power

THIS WEEK: MAKE SOCIAL MEDIA MATTER

There are 3.8 billion people on social media worldwide. That is nearly half of the world’s population. That’s an astronomical number of people scrolling, liking,

THIS WEEK: GATHER YOUR TEAM

Just as we need food, shelter, and safety, we also have a need to be connected to others. Of course there are introverts and extroverts,

THIS WEEK: GET OUTDOORS

We have a question for you… In the past year, have you spent more time indoors than you typically have in other years?

THIS WEEK: BROADEN YOUR BANDWIDTH

When it comes to bandwidth, we typically think of the Internet. With our need for speed, we consistently search for or are marketed to the

THIS WEEK: CHECK IN

The questions “How are you?” or “How’s it going?” used to be throwaway questions, meaning they easily roll off the tongue and don’t really gather

THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS CONNECTED

Today, more than ever, we are in deep need of connection. We are still in the throes of a pandemic that has kept us locked

THIS WEEK: CHAMPION CHANGE

There are a lot of great causes we get to support and champion. We have people in our life we get to cheerlead for and

THIS WEEK: PRIORITIZE PEOPLE

Priorities are everywhere. Companies have priorities they believe determine the success of their business. Schools have priorities when it comes to developing young people and

THIS WEEK: FORGIVE FREELY

If you are someone who has never made a mistake or never hurt anyone’s feelings, maybe this week isn’t for you. However, being that you

THIS WEEK: FOLLOW YOUR GUT

Our entire life we have been sponges rapidly absorbing information. Experiences, both good and bad, have helped form who we are today. Media has impacted

THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS AWARE

You might not be aware of this but we are born with a certain level of awareness. Our senses make us aware of how things

THIS WEEK: PLAY FREELY

There’s a question we used to ask on a regular basis. It’s not that “Why?” question we threw at our parents or guardians or that

THIS WEEK: SURPRISE SOMEONE

Typically, surprises are saved for birthdays and April Fool’s Day, so at most, you might be able to surprise the same person twice in one

THIS WEEK: GET GOOFY

If you are an adult reading this right now, all we ask is that you stay with us for a second, because what we are

THIS WEEK: GO ON AN ADVENTURE

Our personal worlds have shrunk. We wake up, have breakfast, commute to another room in our house, work or go to school on our computers,

THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS FUN

Without going into any specifics, it feels fairly safe to say we have all felt the weight of the past year. And although things are

THIS WEEK: MARCH TO YOUR OWN BEAT

We have spent this entire month helping you connect with your uniqueness. We have asked you to embrace your gifts, use your voice constructively, make

THIS WEEK: BE IMPERFECT

You are amazing. You probably don’t hear that enough, but you are. And even if you do hear that from people, there’s a good chance

THIS WEEK: TAKE THE OTHER ROAD

Sometimes being you can be challenging because it might buck the status quo. It is much easier to just follow that duck right in front

THIS WEEK: SPEAK UP

In an era where everyone seems to have an opinion, combined with social media and the fact that everyone now has a platform from which

THIS WEEK: EMBRACE YOUR GIFTS

We love to ask people the question: What are five things you do well? These might be very specific things, like playing the piano or

THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS UNIQUE

When an artist signs a piece of art and puts a number like 1/1 or 1/1,000 on it, the lower the denominator, the more valuable

THIS WEEK: DO A POWER CHECK

We turn on lights and walk out of the room. We leave our device chargers plugged in when not in use. We search a bit

THIS WEEK: WATCH OUR WATER

Water is the essential to life. Plants, animals, and every person on this planet need water. When we see images of Earth from space, it

THIS WEEK: PLAN YOUR PLASTIC

In 1950, the world’s population was 2.5 billion people and we produced 1.5 million tons of plastic. Today, our world population is 7.8 billion people

THIS WEEK: MAKE IT PERSONAL

Jane Goodall said, “You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference,

THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS SUSTAINABLE

We have spent the past twelve months digging deeper into themes to help us all survive and thrive, as best we can, through what has

THIS WEEK: ENJOY THE JOURNEY

We all love a good story. We love to connect with a character in a book, movie, or television show and watch them navigate life.

THIS WEEK: HOLD ONTO HOPE

We are all familiar with the saying, “When all else fails, we still have hope.” Meaning, once we have tried everything there is to try

THIS WEEK: FAIL FORWARD

What if you were able to accept the fact that the one thing you fear most is guaranteed to happen? This doesn’t mean your fear

THIS WEEK: WIDEN YOUR VISION

Sometimes it can be difficult to focus on what we need to do. To begin with, we often have too many things on our list

THIS WEEK: ADAPT THE ATTITUDE

Has anyone ever told you that you have a bad attitude? Maybe not as a statement of your overall being, but possibly directed toward a

THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS RESILIENT

There is information we learn in life, but never really planned on learning it. For example, how to heal a broken leg, how to unclog

THIS WEEK: FIND YOUR CAUSE

Let’s admit something together—our world needs a lot more love and care. Let’s accept something together—we are the only ones to do it. So what

THIS WEEK: CHOOSE YOUR WORDS

The research on this certainly varies a bit, but the average person speaks anywhere from 7,000 to 20,000 words per day. Even if we played

THIS WEEK: STOP, ASK, AND LISTEN

In the late 1970s, the first fire safety PSA became a household phrase. The campaign starred Dick Van Dyke rolling on the floor as if

THIS WEEK: KNOW WHAT MATTERS MOST

There is a good chance you care about many things. From our friends and family to our communities and climate, we make commitments to the

THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS CARING

When asked the question, “What do you care about?” our initial response might focus on the nouns in our life. I care about friends, family,

THIS WEEK: TRAIN YOUR BRAIN

There quietly exists an Eighth Wonder of the World that is actually responsible for the Seven Wonders of the World with which we are all

THIS WEEK: FIND THE SILVER LINING

There are certain quotes, sayings, or idioms we hear so many times they actually actively impact the way we live. Maybe you have been told

THIS WEEK: STAND TALL

There is a pretty darn good chance that most of us will either sit or stand at some point throughout the day. There is also

THIS WEEK: GET ENERGIZED

Sir Isaac Newton formulated that energy cannot be destroyed. It just changes from one form to another. Everything contains energy whether it is still or

THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS OPTIMISTIC

It’s the start of a new year. Can you feel it? Are you full of hope or full of doubt? Energized or reluctant? Optimistic, pessimistic

THIS WEEK: CELEBRATE A MILESTONE

This is the final Monday and final few days of 2020. How does that feel? If you were to describe the year 2020 in one

THIS WEEK: CHERISH RELATIONSHIPS

You might be aware there has been a ton of new research on the impact of isolation and the findings are not great. In fact,

THIS WEEK: GIVE ONE, GIVE ONE

We have all heard the marketing slogans: “Buy one, give one.” “Buy one, get one.” Maybe you have purchased a few products because one of

THIS WEEK: SMILE LIKE YOU MEAN IT

A smile can light up a room. A smile can change someone’s day. A smile let’s someone know that you see them.

THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS JOYOUS

The year 2020 has been as challenging and conflicting as any year in our recent past. From political divides to racial injustices to lives lost

THIS WEEK: TAKE THE HIGH ROAD

There is a saying you have most likely heard before. It goes something like, “lower your expectations and you will never be disappointed.” Have you

THIS WEEK: CREATE A RIPPLE

At the core of embracing how much you matter to yourself, to others, and to the world is the understanding of cause and effect. Maybe

THIS WEEK: TREAT YOURSELF

If someone asked you, “If you had one hour to do anything you want, as long as it is for you, what would you do?”

THIS WEEK: OFFER TO HELP

When was the last time you were in a store and an employee came up to you to see if you needed help? Can you

THIS WEEK: GIVE A COMPLIMENT

“I hope you are having a great day.” “I’ve always wanted to tell you that your smile lights up a room.” “Thank you for being

THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS KIND

Let us set the record straight… There is nothing random about kindness. Kindness is intentional and it is inspired by a thought, then a choice,

THIS WEEK: CREATE BOUNDARIES

The year 2020 has tested us in many ways. Some of those ways are obvious, while others might be a little subtler. And as we

THIS WEEK: KNOW YOURSELF

One of the most important, yet most challenging, things we can do in life is to get to know ourselves. Can you feel the excitement

THIS WEEK: PUT IN THE WORK

We have all heard the saying, “No Pain, No Gain.” But if we were being honest, we would rather it went something like, “No Pain,

THIS WEEK: BE PATIENT

We live in a culture of “instant” everything. We put a bag of corn kernels in the microwave and in less than 2 minutes we

THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS CONSISTENT

We all know that things change and that, for most part, we aren’t the biggest fans of it. But, just as things change, there is

THIS WEEK: BE A GOOD LOSER

Life is not a zero-sum game. Meaning for every winner, there doesn’t need to be a loser. This binary way of thinking is anchored in

THIS WEEK: CELEBRATE CHANGE

Change is inevitable. That doesn’t mean we necessarily like it, however it does suggest that we should, because it isn’t going anywhere. But why don’t

THIS WEEK: WELCOME FEEDBACK

We love to judge. We love to react. Now that everyone has a platform, via social media, we have the capability to post comments and

THIS WEEK: EMBRACE DIFFERENCES

We spend so much of our lives trying to fit in and yearning for a sense of belonging. It started when we were children. Maybe

THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS ACCEPTING

The idea of accepting something or someone is so simple, yet complex. There is something about it rooted in the understanding that we don’t all

THIS WEEK: MAKE A NEW FRIEND

What does it mean to truly be a friend? Or, said differently, how would you define what a friend really is? We live in an

THIS WEEK: CONQUER A FEAR

For most of us, fears are a normal part of being alive. In some cases, our fears are falsely created in our heads and the

THIS WEEK: SAY I’M SORRY

Why are the two words “I’m sorry,” often considered the most challenging combination of words for us to mutter? Is it because we care so

THIS WEEK: BE UPSTANDING

We try to do the right thing. We try to be kind. We try to be honest. We try to be good… and do good.

THIS WEEK: FIND YOUR VOICE

You have a voice unlike anyone else on this planet. Your knowledge, understanding, and experiences help you form your beliefs and values, and therefore your

THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS COURAGEOUS

We shot and released this video September 1, 2018, as part of our monthly theme:  Monday Gets Brave.  Today, August 2020, we are starting the

THIS WEEK: CONNECT WITH COMMUNITY

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a laundry list of things that definitely fall into the category of “This has not been fun at all.” Hopefully

THIS WEEK: BE CIVIC-MINDED

The words “civil” and “civic” both come from the Latin word, “civis,” which means “citizen.” “Civil” relates to the concerns of ordinary people, or citizens,

THIS WEEK: SERVE IT UP

The human race, much like any organism, is greatly motivated by a survival instinct or wiring for self-preservation. We want to be safe. We want

THIS WEEK: ENGAGE YOURSELF

You are a powerful force. Your actions ripple other actions. Your words speak loudly. Your thoughts create vision and futures. Have you ever really reflected

THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS PLUGGED IN

As you know, we have been changing several of our monthly themes this year, because we’ve felt that the themes we selected for this year,

THIS WEEK: KEEP THE DREAM ALIVE

On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. shared his dream and placed it on our hearts. And although the “I have a dream…” statements

THIS WEEK: DIG DEEPER

There is a process we all go through to make sense of things. As we go through life and are surrounded by infinite data points

THIS WEEK: TAKE THE TIME

It’s been well documented that we live in a culture of immediate gratification. Microwaves and fast food restaurants used to be the examples we cited

THIS WEEK: HONOR THE PROCESS

In response to months of experiencing the impact of COVID-19 and the requests we received from people asking us to create experiences that delivered some

A Statement from EMM

EMM Family.   I have sat down to write these words so many times and simply find myself deleting them over and over again. As

THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS FUN

https://youtu.be/EOzVeRe66rU Saying there is a lot going on in our world is a massive understatement. Political divides, COVID-19, social injustices, changes at work, changes in

THIS WEEK: CELEBRATE YOU

In the spirit of having fun, we want to start with you. You are awesome. You are amazing. You are truly one-of-a-kind. However, in the

THIS WEEK: TURN THE PAGE

Buddha’s quote, “Nothing is forever except change,” might be the biggest bane of our existence. We hate change. We always have and probably always will.

THIS WEEK: CHOOSE CIVILITY

When the going gets tough, as it has been for the past few months, one of the best things we can do is to be

THIS WEEK: FEEL YOUR FEELINGS

In 1637, Descartes stated, “I think, therefore I am.” The intention of his statement was to help us understand our ability to attain certain knowledge

THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS MINDFUL

Friends. Again, in the spirit of delivering messages that are relevant, we are making the theme for May

THIS WEEK: ENJOY THE NOW

This might seem like a strange weekly theme at a time like this. So much has changed and so much is still uncertain because of

THIS WEEK: EXPRESS LOVE

It’s the topic of nearly every #1 music single. It’s the stuff that makes up many blockbuster films and best-selling novels. And, it’s the thing

THIS WEEK: LEND A HAND

During a crisis, whether it is a natural disaster, an act of aggression or terror, or even a virus, often times our first inclination is

THIS WEEK: LISTEN UP

As complicated as we are as human beings, we are also pretty simple. We all have basic needs—a roof over our head, shoes on our

THIS WEEK: BE PATIENT

Ask a barista at Starbucks what their least favorite part of their job is and, for the most part, they will tell you the same

THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS COMPASSIONATE

Friends, Fans, and Loved Ones. For the next few months, we have decided to revisit some monthly themes

THIS WEEK: HEAL A WOUND

When we have a cut, we clean it. When we have a bruise, we ice it. When we strain a muscle, we rest. But what

THIS WEEK: CHECK YOUR CHOICES

Merriam-Webster defines “choice” as “the act of making a selection.” Having the ability to make choices is a beautiful thing and should never be taken

THIS WEEK: PRACTICE PEACE

Our mental and emotional health is just as important as our physical health. With a higher prevalence of reported stress, depression, anxiety and even violence,

THIS WEEK: GET YOUR MOVE ON

Physical movement is critical to our physical and mental health. When we stop moving, our bodies stop working. There is no arguing this, yet only

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